Besides, the dollar's weakness against other currencies overseas and a higher opening in the domestic equity market supported the rupee, forex dealers said.
On Tuesday, the rupee ended lower by five paise at 61.55 against the dollar due to fresh demand for US currency from banks and importers.
Meanwhile, the benchmark BSE Sensex jumped 141.72 points, or 0.50 percent, to hit lifetime high of 28,051.78 in opening trade on Wednesday.

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